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Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: text, Poem of wisdom of love, beauty, and celebration of time; verso: illustration and text, Feast of 'id

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Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Previous custodian or owner
Claude Anet (1868 - 1931)
Hagop Kevorkian (1872 - 1962)
Provenance
To 1931
Claude Anet (1868-1931), Paris to 1931 [1]
1932
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), acquired in Paris, March 21, 1932 [2]
From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, puchased from Hagop Kevorkian in 1932 [3]
Notes:
[1] Object file, folder sheet note.
[2] See Hagop Kevorkian's letter to Mr. Lodge, dated March 25, 1932 Paris, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
Calligrapher
Sultan Muhammad Nur
Artist
Shaykhzade
Date
1523-24 (930 A.H.)
Period
Safavid period
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 30 x 18.9 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/16 in)
Type
Manuscript
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Accession Number
F1932.51
Topic
music
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
eating
celebration
poem
courtier
garden
Afghanistan
prince
Arts of the Islamic World
Origin
Herat, Afghanistan
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum